Rising to the Challenge

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The impact of Covid-19 on organisations providing services for people with disabilities Wednesday May 6th 2020 INTRODUCTION The outbreak of COVID-19 has presented a very significant challenge to organisations providing services for people with disabilities. We are entrusted with the care of many for thousands of vulnerable adults and children with physical, sensory, intellectual and…

Disability Day of Action

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Disability Day of Action A group of well-known disability charities who form The Disability Action Coalition are hosting a town hall-style meeting for General Election candidates in various constituencies nationwide on Friday 31st January. Candidates will be asked to commit to secure funding for disability services in the next Government. Meetings are taking place in…

Tommy Broughan TD’s Leaders’ Question on Section 39 organisations

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Tommy Broughan TD highlights that the amount of funding received by Section 39 organisations from the HSE simply does not match the cost of delivering disability services. He points out that it is difficult for our organisations to retain staff because of the difference in pay between Section 39 and 38 organisations. He asked the…